Category: Denver

Trashwire interviews the cast of Scott Pilgrim vs the World 2

Trashwire interviews the cast of Scott Pilgrim vs the World

Scott Pilgrim vs the World was getting a lot of buzz long before it screened at Comic Con in July. Adapted from Brian Lee O’Malley’s hugely popular comic, the film is about Scott (Michael...

Denver’s Bump & Grind offers delicious drag fun 1

Denver’s Bump & Grind offers delicious drag fun

“Hello, I’m Nasty and I’ll be your bitch today” is the kind of greeting you can expect at Bump & Grind Café in Denver. A group of women came in shortly after my party...

Fame is the new American Dream 1

Fame is the new American Dream

What exactly is the “American Dream”? According to Wikipedia, the concept was first expressed by James Truslow Adams in 1931, saying citizens of every rank feel that they can achieve a “better, richer, and...

Trashwire sits down with Arj Barker at Comedy Works in Denver 4

Trashwire sits down with Arj Barker at Comedy Works in Denver

Arj Barker is best known in the USA for his role as Dave on the HBO series Flight of the Conchords, but he has also been doing stand up for over a decade and...

The Whitest Kids U’Know come to Denver 2

The Whitest Kids U’Know come to Denver

I have been a fan of the Whitest Kids U’Know since back in the day when the series was on Fuse. Trashwire even featured a piece about the evolution of tv sketch comedy focusing...

Starz Denver Film Festival: a cinematic paradise 5

Starz Denver Film Festival: a cinematic paradise

The 31st Starz Denver Film Festival is in full swing and, this year, I’ve had a very inside look at all the behind-the-scenes action. With my new job at the Denver Film Society, I’ve been able to watch this year’s fest grow from a tiny seed into a gigantic tree of cinematic enjoyment.

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Joe Rogan proves he’s a pro at Comedy Works in Denver

You may think Joe Rogan is a crass, misogynist, loud-mouth. You may think his act is all dick jokes or something along the lines of a revamped Andrew Dice Clay. After seeing Rogan perform at the Comedy Works in Denver last night, I can assure you that, if you do assume all those things, you’re wrong.

The Mother of Tears : blood, guts, and entertainment 2

The Mother of Tears : blood, guts, and entertainment

Italian filmmaker Dario Argento is hailed by film geeks as a pioneer of bloody horror movies. In fact, he is even proclaimed a master in a great scene from Juno. While my fellow film nerds have given him a cult following, his newest film, The Mother of Tears, should appeal to all audiences who love gallons of fake blood and guts.

“Everyone knows it’s Butters!” 6

“Everyone knows it’s Butters!”

Eric Stough is ButtersEric Stough is not Trey Parker’s little brother, though many people believe he is because he looks and behaves like the sweeter, younger version of the South Park co-creator. In fact, Stough, the inspiration for the Butters character, has been close friends with Parker since middle school and is, in many ways, the fifth Beatle of South Park.